Living Marine Resources Ecology and Management

SERDP and ESTCP are developing the scientific understanding of the ecology of marine mammals, sea turtles, coral reefs, and other marine resources so that military stressors may be better understood and mitigated.

Active Projects List
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Towards an Understanding of the Cumulative Effects of Multiple Stressors on Marine Mammals – an Interdisciplinary Working Group with Case Studies

Project Information
Project ID: RC20-1097
Principal Investigator: Dr. Peter Tyack, University of St Andrews
SERDP Jun 2020

Assessment of the Cumulative Effects of Multiple Stressors on Marine Mammals– Elephant Seals as a Model System

Project Information
Project ID: RC20-1284
Principal Investigator: Dr. Daniel Costa, The Regents of the Unversity of California, Santa Cruz
SERDP Jun 2020

Coral Reef Arks: a Cost-Effective and High-Return Tool for Restoration and Conservation of Coral Reef Resources on DoD Submerged Lands

Project Information
Project ID: RC20-5175
Principal Investigator: Dr. Jessica Carilli, Naval Information Warfare Center Pacific
ESTCP Mar 2020

Towards an Understanding of the Cumulative Effects of Multiple Stressors on Marine Mammals: Interdisciplinary Working Group with Case Studies

Project Information
Project ID: RC20-7188
Principal Investigator: Michael Weise, Office of Naval Research
ESTCP Jan 2020

Detection and Identification of Environmental DNA from Beaked Whales on the Navy’s Atlantic Undersea Test and Evaluation Centre (AUTEC) Range Using Droplet Digital PCR

Project Information
Project ID: RC19-1038
Principal Investigator: Dr. Charles Baker, Oregon State University
SERDP Jan 2019

Automated Benthic Ecology System (ABES)

Project Information
Project ID: RC-201704
Principal Investigator: Cheryl Cooke, Spawar & Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific
ESTCP Jan 2017

Autonomous Real-Time Passive Acoustic Monitoring of Baleen Whales for Mitigating Interactions with Naval Activities

Project Information
Project ID: RC-201446
Principal Investigator: Dr. Cara Hotchkin, NAVFAC Atlantic
ESTCP Jul 2014

Assessing and Monitoring DoD Coral Reef Communities Using Advanced Fluorescence Techniques

Project Information
Project ID: RC-201202
Principal Investigator: Mr. William Wild, SPAWAR Systems Center Pacific
ESTCP Mar 2012
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